Keynote Speakers

Dr. Stefan Hajkowicz

Director, Data61 Insights Senior Principal Scientist, Strategy & Foresight, CSIRO

With a background in geography, economics and decision theory; Dr Stefan Hajkowicz uses his research in strategic foresight to guide the public and private sector through the digital economy.

As senior principal scientist and director of Data61 Insights he leads a team of researchers helping governments, companies and communities explore plausible futures and make wise choices.

He has been a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Foresight Community and is currently a member of the OECD Government Foresight Community. Widely published research (his most recent book “Global Megatrends” is one of CSIRO Publishing’s best-sellers in its category),  Stefan’s current work is focused on artificial intelligence strategy and policy-levers to catalyse the growth of digital industries.

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